"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.


  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )